Two New books by Allan N Schore to be released March 2019: Right Brain Psychotherapy, and The Development of the Unconscious Mind

We are excited to announce that The Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology is releasing two upcoming books by Allan Schore in March 2019. Right Brain Psychotherapy “The latest groundbreaking, interdisciplinary work from one of our most eloquent and significant writers about emotion and the brain. An exploration into the adaptive functions of the emotional right brain, which describes not only … Read More

David Mars November 14 at 8:00am PST: AEDP for Couples: Micro-movement, Gesture and Body Cues that Accelerate Trauma Treatment 

AEDP for Couples: Micro-movement, Gesture and Body Cues that Accelerate Trauma Treatment  We are thrilled to welcome David Mars, Ph.D., MFT, to the GAINS community as he leads us on an exploration to clarify and demonstrate how initially unconscious movement in individual treatment sessions can provide an access point for the acceleration of therapeutic work. David will make use of … Read More

Gathering the Self: A Necessary Act That is Fractured by Trauma

By Sarah Peyton, author of Your Resonant Self As I prepared myself to present a weekend workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia called Healing Addiction: Acknowledging the Impact of Trauma, I thought about the beauty of the words, “gathering oneself together.” There’s the in-breath that comes with the contracted diaphragm, a counterintuitive shortening of muscle that leads to the expansion of … Read More

Editorial Musings Reconsidering the Nature of Trauma Bonnie Badenoch, PhD

Editorial Musings Reconsidering the Nature of T rauma Bonnie Badenoch, PhD Our word “trauma” comes directly from the Greek word titrosko, meaning “wound.” So from an interpersonal neurobiology perspective we might ask, “What is the nature of the wound to brain, mind, and relationships that produces both the objective conditions and subjective experience of trauma?” In mulling an answer to … Read More

An Interpersonal Neurobiology Lens on Leadership April 4, 2017  2:30 – 3:30 pm PT With Debra Pearce-McCall, PhD, LP, LMFT, Richard Hill, MA, MEd, MBMSc,

  We are all leaders, whether we work in official leadership roles, or in our daily capacity to choose relational paths of connection, compassion, and communication in which we invite self, others, and the systems we live within to move toward more well-being. True leadership is responsive and directive, emergent and influencing, and facilitates/maintains healthy complex systems. Part of the … Read More

Living Journal Webinar – Patty Wipfler

Weaving the Art of Listening into Parenting: 5 Powerful Tools RECORDING NOW ONLINE! click on Living Journal featuring Patty Wipfler, GAINS Advisory Board Member, Founder and Program Director of Hand in Hand Parenting, in a conversation with Debra Pearce-McCall, GAINS Co-President Join us for an introduction to five “Listening Tools,” practices that work to clear tension between parent and child, … Read More